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3 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

Some area streams open for trout Saturday

The second opening day is May 24. And while it's open to fishing year-round, the first trout plant of 2014 is scheduled this week at Silver Creek Reservoir with 3,700 rainbows scheduled to be delivered, 200 of those averaging 12 inches.

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Related Topix: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Beverages, Silverton, OR

7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Wesfarmers coy on Healthscope

Wesfarmers needs to make a big acquisition to accelerate earnings growth but is sceptical about its reported interest in integrated healthcare operator Healthscope, analysts and investors say.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Wesfarmers

8 hrs ago | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Waffle Bites

Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, Mich., helps moms juggle school day breakfast time with Eggo Bites , a blend of Eggo waffles and French toast.

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Related Topix: Kellogg, Food, Battle Creek, MI, Breakfast, Life

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ukrainians are drowning in corruption: Yuliya Andrews, Raleigh, NC discusses

"In 1991, I witnessed Ukraine become an independent country, but this newfound independence didn't stop Soviet-style corruption from dictating on all levels," explains Yuliya Andrews, Raleigh NC.

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Related Topix: Food, ADM

12 hrs ago | ABC News

Chiquita Asks Court to Toss Terror Payments Case

Chiquita Brands International asked a federal appeals court Thursday to dismiss lawsuits filed against the produce giant by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed in a bloody civil war, contending the cases do not belong in a U.S. court.

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Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Terrorism

15 hrs ago | Washington Times

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 24

Produce giant Chiquita Brands International is asking a federal appeals court to toss out lawsuits filed against it in the U.S. by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed in a bloody civil war.

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Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, University of South Florida

19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Chiquita asks court to toss terror payments case

Produce giant Chiquita Brands International is asking a federal appeals court to toss out lawsuits filed against it in the U.S. by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed in a bloody civil war.

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Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Josephine Freer

Josephine Freer, 74, passed away from cancer on April 22, 2014, at her home in Potsdam, New York, under the compassionate care of Hospice with family in attendance.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Medicine, Palliative Care, Florida, NY, General Mills, Food, Atlanta, NY, Massena, NY

Bloomberg

You Will Eat Your Peas Now as Big Food Binges on Protein

Deep inside the General Mills Inc. research lab in Golden Valley, Minnesota , food technician Faith Perry mixes up the company's new Larabar with a special ingredient that's several thousand years old.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, CPU, Science / Technology, Golden Valley, MN, Recipes, Inventions, Environment, Science

Business Journal

General Mills CEO: Doubling down on mixed-race commercial was 'right thing' to do

North Central Minority Supplier Diversity Council President and CEO Duane Ramseur interviewed General Mills CEO Ken Powell at the Golden Valley Country Club Tuesday.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, US Governors, Mark Dayton

CBS Local

Feds Seek $211K In Fines From Minn. Company

Federal safety regulators are proposing $211,000 in fines for a Minnesota agriculture company that authorities say repeatedly failed to make sure workers weren't exposed grain dust hazards in Montana.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, OSHA, CHS Inc

Deseret News

My view: Utah's agriculture industry needs immigration reform

The need for immigration reform has united individuals from various sectors, including business, education and religion.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Agriculture, Science

Hispanic Business

GE Capital Leads $135 Million in Credit Facilities for King's Hawaiian

The financing will be used to expand the company's production capacity and for working capital.

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Related Topix: Food, King's Hawaiian, Torrance, CA, Baked Goods, Life, Bread

Agri Marketing

GROWMARK Announces 2014 Exploring Agriculture Interns

GROWMARK ANNOUNCES 2014 EXPLORING AGRICULTURE INTERNS Apr. 23, 2014 Source: GROWMARK news release sent via AgPR --the news distribution service for agriculture GROWMARK is pleased to announce the 2014 Exploring Agriculture intern class.

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Related Topix: GROWMARK, Inc, Agriculture, Science, Buckingham, IA, Waterloo, IA, Waverly, IA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Congress takes up food-labeling fight

A bill introduced in the U.S. House earlier this month would ban states from passing food labeling laws.

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Related Topix: California, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, General Mills

Battle Creek Enquirer

Recyclerama to be Held this Saturday

Calhoun County residents are invited to participate in the third annual Recyclerama on Saturday, April 26 from 9 AM to 1 PM.

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Related Topix: Calhoun County, MI, Kellogg, Food, Michigan, Battle Creek, MI, Marshall, MI

San Jose Mercury News

AT&T forms Netflix rival with $500 million investment

AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intela, Core Security Technologies, Rive Technology, Delta and Pine Land, Wind River Systems, McAfee

CNN

Soupman Inc. Bids for a Fair Share of the Nationwide Soup Market Overview

The domestic soup market is increasingly competitive with the century-long dominance by Campbell's increasingly under siege.

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Related Topix: Food, Campbell Soup, Soup, Life, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Vegetables, General Mills, Hain Celestial Group Inc The

Al Bawaba

Food for thought: Lack of suitable land for farming hitting GCC agriculture industry hard

Food imports account for around 90 percent of GCC food consumption while the demand for food is set to grow The GCC is known for having energy resources in ample supply, but when it comes to food the picture is quite the opposite.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Georgetown University, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Washington Examiner

Port awaits word on whether Chiquita will stay

State port executives and union members are anxiously waiting to find out whether one of four anchor tenants, Chiquita Brands International Inc., plans to stay after its lease expires July 15. Darius Johnson, president of the International Longshoremen Association, Local No.

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Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International

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